WRITER & JOURNALIST
Thomas Bell was born in England. He studied at Oxford and at the Courtauld Institute of Art before moving to Nepal to work as a foreign correspondent. He covered Nepal’s civil war for the UK Daily Telegraph, The Economist, and others, and was later the Telegraph’s South East Asia correspondent. He has also worked as a political officer for the United Nations. His book Kathmandu is a biography of the Nepali capital, where he lives with his family.